Full Name: Taiwo Hassan
Born: 31 October 1959
Birth place: ilaro, Ogun state
Also known as: Ogogo
Famous as: actor, producer and director
Years active: 1994 – present
Biographical and educational history
Taiwo Hassan was born on October 31, 1959 in Ilaro, a town in Ogun State in south western Nigeria to the family of late Pa Subair Taiwo and Alimot Ayinke Taiwo.
Ogogo had his primary education at Christ Church School, and Technical College, Ilaro, Ogun State where he was trained as an automobile mechanic.
Upon graduation, he got a job with the Lagos State Water Corporation and worked for 13 years before retiring into full time acting profession.
Taiwo started acting while still working with the Lagos State Water Corporation as a automobile mechanic.
He retired from the Corporation after thirteen years of meritorious service and joined Nollywood in 1994.
He has since starred and produced several Yoruba movies including Owo Blow, Omiri, Wicked Boy, Bolode O’ku, Obinrin Sowuru among others.
Ogogo has his co-associates as Jide Kosoko, Funsho Adeolu, Akin Lewis, Femi Adebayo and other big Yoruba celebrities in the industry.
Aside acting, Taiwo Hassan is a successful farmer..
Family and personal life
Taiwo Hassan is married with two wives and many children.
He is one the successful Nollywood actors, rated one of the richest and most influential especially in Yoruba movies with a net worth of about $1 million dollars.
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